Patient guide should be given out with every opioid script

Hospital clinicians who prescribe opioids are being encouraged to give all patients a new guide on their appropriate use developed by NPS MedicineWise Choosing Wisely Australia The two page leaflet Managing pain and opioid medicines has been developed for people prescribed opioids as inpatients, or on discharge, to raise awareness about opioids use for short-term pain, their ...

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